Qualifications: Knowledge of: Fundamentals of engineering methods, materials and equipment used in construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities; principles, practices, and terminology of varied engineering technical work including, surveying, plan review, and reference of industry standards and requirements; advanced engineering mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; knowledge of work orders, asset management, purchasing, and inventory software tools; Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project; and relevant laws, rules, regulations, codes and safety orders. Ability to: Utilize various computer software applications such as: AutoCAD and AutoCAD AUD, Arc View, Arc Map or related GIS software, O-calc, by Osmose. Additionally, review plans and documents for conformance to regulations; gather data and make accurate engineering computations; prepare plans and specifications, neatly and accurately; prepare and carry out oral and written instructions with minimum of supervision; establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; and relate well with the general public and co-workers. Skill in: Performing sub-engineering technical support work in a variety of areas; estimating time and material requirements for electrical utility projects; analyzing engineering technical and statistical information, evaluating alternatives and making sound recommendations; making repeatedly accurate mathematical calculations; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; and preparing accurate and complete records and notes and preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Seven (7) years’ experience related directly to the design, construction, repair, replacement, or maintenance of high voltage distribution system. Experience can be gained through a combination of actual working experience and education from an accredited school. Up to two years of experience may be credited for an Associate of Arts degree and up to four years may be credited for a Bachelor’s degree. Education will only count toward experience if the degree earned is from an accredited school in fields related to major coursework in construction management, civil engineering, construction science, electrical engineering, or closely related area of focus.
A typical way to combine education and work experience would be the possession of an Associate of Arts degree with major coursework in construction management, civil engineering, construction science, electrical engineering, or closely related area of focus and five years’ working experience in electric utility construction, operations, and/or maintenance activities.